Photography

Helen LaRue (Beers) Branan

February 24, 1935 ~ October 2, 2021 (age 86)

Obituary

Helen LaRue (Beers) Branan, 86, of Cowansville, died on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at her home.  She was born in Kittanning on February 24, 1935, a daughter of the late Raymond Earl Beers and Nettie Mae Beers.  Helen formerly worked as a chef at ACMH.  She attended Grace Presbyterian Church in Kittanning.  She enjoyed quilting, gardening, crocheting, going to the casino and flea markets, baking and cooking, and being grama and great-grama.  Left behind to cherish her memory includes her son, Chuck (Bernie) Bureau, of Shelocta, Pa; daughters, Robin (Mathew) Minteer, of Worthington and Betty Haught, of Cowansville; son, Robert (Kim) Branan, of Greensburgh, Pa; 10 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; and 3 sisters and 4 brothers.  In addition to her parents, Helen was preceded in death by her sons, James “J.B.” Bureau and Kenneth Bureau; lifelong companion, William “Butch” Rumbarger; grandsons, Eric Bureau, Ronald Haught and Cory Bureau; and ex-husband, Robert Branan.  Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021 at the Snyder-Crissman Funeral Home, 832 East Brady Rd., Cowansville, Pa with funeral services to immediately follow at 1 p.m. with Rev. Larry Edwards officiating. Interment will be in Sherrett Cemetery.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Helen LaRue (Beers) Branan, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Thursday
October 7, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Cowansville
832 E Brady Rd
Cowansville, PA 16218

Funeral Service
Thursday
October 7, 2021

1:00 PM
Cowansville
832 E Brady Rd
Cowansville, PA 16218

© 2021 Snyder-Crissman Funeral Home Family. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy